Awareness Session on Organ Donation at Govt. Model Senior Secondary School Khuda Alisher, Chandigarh

Updated on Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • On 9th May 2018, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Principal Mrs Seema Rani of Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Khuda Alisher, Naya Gaon, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness session on organ donation for their students which was held in their computer lab. Around 70 students participated in the program.


    Mrs. Harjinder Kaur, NSS Program Officer addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.


    Firstly, Ms. Aakriti Negi introduced herself to the students and started asking students that which organs can be donated while living? Most of the students were aware about kidney transplant.


    Participants were given an introduction and presentation on organ donation and brain death by Ms. Aakriti Negi.


    In this talk she explained the following points: -

    • Organ donation types and who can be a donor
    • The status of Organ Donation in India and their requirements vs donation rates
    • She challenged 5 myths with 5 facts on Organ Donation
    • Difference between natural death and brain death
    • Age is not a constraint in donating their organs.
    • Real life stories of an organ transplant being shared with the participants
    • Importance of Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation mission & vision


    The entire group got motivated and convinced to support organ donation.


    The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by the Principal Mrs.Seema Rani. She encouraged the students to aware the society about organ donation and also how transplant can change lives are extremely powerful. She ended up saying donate organs is a generous and a worthwhile decision that can save lives.

    Source-Ms. Aakriti Negi
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